Other Materials

The versatility of Lancaster Products Mixers and Material Handling Equipment is deep and wide. From molding sand to powders to fertilizer… we offer an integrated solution for mixing, pelletizing and granulating with our high-performance equipment, services, and support.

Lancaster Products Low Shear Mixer

Molding Sand | Foundry

Metallurgy | Powder

RECOVERING WASTE STREAMS / BENEFICIAL RE-USE

Fertilizers

The Lancaster High Shear Mixer can been used to blend the raw materials for fertilizers and granulate the material in a single process. This is typically done with a lower moisture level than traditional processes. This lower moisture results in a reduction of the drying required and a significant cost savings in the process.

A growing application of this Lancaster Products process application is the conversion of the very fine synthetic gypsum produced by coal fired utilities into a more usable pellet for normal fertilizer application equipment.

The use of the Lancaster High Shear Mixer for fertilizer production also provides for the production a wide variety of sizes of pellets which can be applied for certain specific applications.

Raw | Friction Materials

The Lancaster High Shear Mixer provides a higher quality mix of friction materials for typical clutch and brake pad application. The higher intensity mixing action results in a more homogeneous mixture and a reduction in the total processing time required. Lancaster Products can provide a single source solution for the friction materials end user.

The Lancaster High Shear Mixer can be used to produce the required friction lining batches with the following properties:

  • A mixture that is more homogeneous than a low intensity mixer.
  • The level of intensity can be adjusted to meet the needs for the final mixture.
  • Capable of mixing the raw materials even when they include the addition of a fiber component.

Refractory Materials

Lancaster High Shear Mixers are used worldwide in the preparation of raw materials with reduced processing times for all forms of refractory materials. Refractories are important to high-temperature manufacturing. They are critical to industries such as glass, ceramic, and metallurgy by thermally insulating equipment, thereby protecting personnel and equipment, and saving fuel.

Typical types of refractory components:

  • Molding compounds for standard and lightweight refractory bricks
  • Compounds used for casting final shapes
  • Compounds used for pressing final shapes
  • Ceramic materials that contain fibers for increased strength
  • Dry mixing of materials for field installation
  • Compounds used for plastic refractories
  • Ceramic materials that contain fibers for increased strength

Molded Bricks

Pyrotechnics

The Lancaster High Shear Mixer can be used to blend the raw materials for pyrotechnic applications such as fireworks production. The mixers can also be used for military flare production, munitions and air bag accelerant production.

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Lancaster Products Multi Tool Mixing Advantage

Since the introduction of the original K-series mixer in 1986, Lancaster Products High Shear Mixers have been designed to produce the best mixing and pelletizing results for our customers. Lancaster Mixers superior performance is due to our multi-tool configuration, counter current mixing action and variable tooling speed capability. Multi Tool Configuration Lancaster Mixers can be configured with three independent variable speed mixing tools: the mixing rotor, the plow and the rotating pan. These three tools work in concert to provide the best mixing results. The primary mixing tool is the high-speed rotor. The plow and rotating pan both work to move material into the main rotor’s path. The three mixing tools are so efficient at mixing, there are no dead spots inside of the mixing cavity and every piece of material passes through the mixing rotor every few seconds. Additionally, a sidewall scraper is positioned against the pan sides to prevent caking and buildup of material on the pan itself.
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Benefits of Owning Lancaster Products’ High Shear Mixers

We are very thankful for all the positive feedback we’ve received over the past 30 years of enhancing materials processing projects for our clients with our high shear mixers. So, we decided to highlight some of the reasons our customers choose to partner with Lancaster Products to optimize their industrial mixing and pelletizing processes.
      1. Practical Machine Design
      2. Easy Maintenance
      3. Easy Clean Out
      4. Customization
      5. Low Total Cost of Ownership
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